The world is full of people who would help you out in your most difficult times. Often times, we are not aware of how much people do to help the ones in need.
One father got the help he desperately needed from his son’s kindergarten teacher in an unexpected way. This teacher cared so much about her student that she decided to help his father in the sweetest way. This is their story.
54-year-old Nancy Bleur is a lovely and caring kindergarten teacher from Iowa. She loves her students and would obviously do anything to make them happy. One day, she noticed that one of her students was not his usual self. Four-year-old Camden was sad and aloof. She decided to have a little chat with him to see what was up and that’s how she discovered something terrible. In that moment, her heart was broken and she immediately started thinking of how to help the family.
Camden’s father, 34-year-old Darreld Petersen, was, in fact, very sick. This was affecting little Camden in the worst possible way. Darreld’s kidneys were in a terrible condition and functioning at just 20% of their capacity. During his dialysis treatment, he looked so sick that Camden was absolutely terrified when he saw his dad.
Nancy decided to help him. And, no, she didn’t buy groceries or babysit for him, but she did something amazing.
She offered Darreld one of her kidneys! Luckily, she was a perfect match and to get the ball rolling she had to fill in some paperwork.
“I was really excited about it!” She adds: “I don’t know what I would’ve done for closure if I wasn’t [a match],” she says.
Camden’s dad was beyond shocked and delighted with Nancy’s offer. Nancy saved his life.
“It’s just amazing. There are people waiting every day for a kidney, for an organ in general. I wish there were more people like her. She’s giving me a second chance at life,” Darreld told ABC News.
Darreld’s family decided to thank her and brought flowers to school. Camden was thrilled that his dear teacher saved his father’s life.
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